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Around 120 former peacekeepers from Ethiopia, where several regions including northern Tigray are hit by inter-ethnic conflict, have sought asylum in Sudan, the United Nations said Sunday.

The ongoing conflict is having a severe impact on children, the UN refugee agency said.

How 'indefinite transit' is keeping refugees stuck in limbo

Delphine Rodrik

How 'indefinite transit' is keeping refugees stuck in limbo

Comment: Even for those refugees evacuated from Libya, many are still living in very dangerous conditions, with long-term uncertainty and isolation taking their toll, writes Delphine Rodrik.

Boat with 24 dead migrants arrives in Spain's Canaries

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Boat with 24 dead migrants arrives in Spain's Canaries

A Spanish maritime rescue vessel arrived with the wooden boat in tow at Tenerife's Los Cristianos port.

Migrant boat with 130 aboard capsizes off Libya

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Migrant boat with 130 aboard capsizes off Libya

Ten bodies were spotted near a capsized boat off the coast of Libya, which had around 130 people aboard, the SOS Mediteranee charity said.

Emad Moussa

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

In-depth: Deeply intertwined with the history of the Palestinian struggle, the UN agency has faced defunding and political delegitimisation in a bid to deprive refugees of their rights.

The New Arab Staff

HRW slams Denmark's 'flawed' plan to deport Syrian refugees

The rights watchdog has warned that Denmark's decisions could 'lead a worrying trend in European refugee policy'.

The New Arab Staff

Recordings show Libyan, Italian officials left migrants to die

Transcripts of conversations between Italian officials and Libyan coastguard show deliberate neglect of migrant vessels which later sank in the ...

Mansour Omari

Assad's Syria will never be safe for Syrians

Comment: Denmark is well aware of the dangerous reality of Assad's Syria. Instead of an inhumane social policy, it should examine its own links ...

Syria Insight: Fears grow for Syrian refugees in Denmark

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Fears grow for Syrian refugees in Denmark

The Danish government has revoked the residencies of dozens of Syrian refugees, the first European country to do so, as part of new ...

Tessa Fox

Why the EU-Turkey migration deal needs to be reassessed

In-depth: Five years after the EU-Turkey migration deal was reached, the agreement desperately needs to be reassessed for the sake of millions ...

UN Zakat fund helped millions of refugees in 2020

The New Arab Staff

UN Zakat fund helped millions of refugees in 2020

Institutional donors gave $61.5 million in Zakat to UNHCR in 2020, according to a new annual report on Islamic philanthropy.

Jordan first country to include refugees in COVID-19 vaccinations

Alessandra Bajec

Jordan first country to include refugees in COVID-19 vaccinations

As the first country to start inoculating refugees against the coronavirus disease, Jordan is running its vaccination plan despite it struggles ...

Massive fire breaks out at Rohingya refugee camp

The New Arab Staff

Massive fire breaks out at Rohingya refugee camp

Three people are reportedly dead and hundreds of shelters destroyed after a blaze swept through a Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh.

UN calls for probe into deadly Yemen blaze

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN calls for probe into deadly Yemen blaze

The UN on Tuesday called for a probe into a fire that killed dozens of migrants at a holding facility in Sanaa.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rally in Syria's Idlib to mark 10 years uprising

In the last major rebel city of Idlib, thousands of protestors marked the 10 years since the uprising started in Syria

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

39 migrants drown off Tunisia as two boats capsize

At least 39 migrants drowned after two boats capsized off Tunisia.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

14 migrants die, 139 rescued off Tunisia: national guard

Two boats carrying migrants has sunk off the coast of Tunisia, killing at least 14 people.

Brooke Anderson

Hundreds of refugees unbooked from resettlement flights to US

Hundreds of refugees were forced to unbook or delay their flights last week, agencies assisting with their resettlement said.

At least 41 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean: UN

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

At least 41 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean: UN

Scores of migrants are believed to have died while trying to cross the Mediterranean from Libya to Italy.

Brooke Anderson

America gets ready to welcome refugees again

In-depth: During Trump's presidency, refugee admissions were cut to record lows. Biden has vowed to rebuild the resettlement program and reverse ...

UN urges rescue of Rohingya refugees adrift at sea

The New Arab Staff

UN urges rescue of Rohingya refugees adrift at sea

The UNHCR and Amnesty International are urging regional authorities to rescue the Rohingya refugees.

Rare snow brings suffering to Syrian refugee camps

The New Arab Staff

Rare snow brings suffering to Syrian refugee camps

At least four children living in informal displacement camps in northwestern Syria have died as temperatures dropped below zero.

Jordan starts 'world first' Covid vaccinations in refugee camp

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordan starts 'world first' Covid vaccinations in refugee camp

Around 2,000 of the 80,000 residents of Zaatari camp on Jordan's border with Syria have signed up to receive the jab, according to an ...

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